emotional experiences

Animal ‘empathy’ to shed light on human feelings


December 9th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) The mechanism behind emotions in rats promises to shed light on the nature of human emotions like empathy and nurturing.Jaak Panksepp, professor of veterinary and comparative ... Read more...

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Dreams get rid of painful memories


November 27th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) Dreaming seems to strip painful memories of their lingering bite. During the REM (rapid eye movement) dream phase of sleep, stress chemicals shut down, permitting the ... Read more...

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Dreams help grapple inner turmoil


November 24th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Dreams are a gateway to grapple the inner turmoil human beings face in their lives, reveals a new study.Scientists have found that dreaming is essential to ... Read more...

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Study reveals that Men are the quickest to say ‘I Love You’ in a relationship


October 28th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pennsylvania, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Pennsylvania State University conducted a study on relationships and they concluded that in a romantic relationship it is the men who say ‘I Love You’, the ... Read more...

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How marijuana affects the way the brain processes emotional info


April 6th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Scientists have discovered how drugs like marijuana affect the way the brain processes emotional information.Drugs act on naturally occurring receptors in the brain called cannabinoid receptors. However, the ... Read more...

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Katie Holmes sues Star magazine for $50m over ‘drug shocker’ cover


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 2 (ANI): Katie Holmes has reportedly sued Star magazine for 50 million dollars for publishing a cover hinting the actress was a drug addict.The star was appalled by the ... Read more...

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Some people are born to be pessimistic: Study


February 8th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): Some of us are born to be pessimistic, according to a study, which found that the level of a chemical in the brain affects how we see the ... Read more...

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Our best and worst moments take place within social relationships: Study


August 27th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that more than individual accomplishments, it is our social relationships that make up our best and worst experiences in life.Shira Gabriel of University ... Read more...

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Shakira supporting Spain in World Cup final


July 10th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, July 10 (IANS) All through the football World Cup, Colombian singer Shakira was the face of Africa but when it comes to Sunday's final, the pop star will ... Read more...

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Botox research shows ’smiling actually increases your happiness’


June 24th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): If you have undergone a Botox treatment, you should smile more often to feel happier, suggests a new research.Botox, used to fight facial wrinkles, is made of an ... Read more...

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Simple motor actions help recall emotional experiences


March 9th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Simple motor actions like moving marbles upward or downward between two cardboard boxes might seem meaningless to many. But a new study shows that such actions can partly ... Read more...

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Mature students register more positive gains from sex


December 22nd, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 22 (IANS) Mature students are likely to register more positive gains from sex than their less emotionally sound counterparts, research says. In a study on emotional experiences and sexual behaviours, including ... Read more...

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Maturity raises sex benefits


December 19th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): Emotionally mature students may get more positive benefits from sex than their less-mature counterparts, says a new study.In the study on emotional experiences and sexual behaviours, which included ... Read more...

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Hadlee working on boosting sales of his 13th book, third biography


August 20th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug.20 (ANI): Former New Zealand fast bowler Richard Hadlee is spending his days trying to boost sales for his 13th book.According to the Dominion Post, Hadlee has been in hiding ... Read more...

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Hiding emotions may make it difficult for us to build friendships


July 26th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher in the U.S. says that people who keep too much of their emotions to themselves may find it difficult to build friendships.Sanjay Srivastava, a professor ... Read more...

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How brain controls perception of emotional events


April 21st, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): What do emotions mean and how do we retain past events in the mind? Such questions have bugged people for long. Now, scientists have found key processes in ... Read more...

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New hope for schizophrenia patients


April 21st, 2009 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 21 (IANS) There is new hope for schizophrenia patients as Canadian researchers have uncovered key processes in the brain that control the emotional impact of experiences and how human beings ... Read more...

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Why a thrilling movie is just as hair-raising as an exciting book


August 13th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): Watching an action star walk along the ledge of a skyscraper makes us skip a heartbeat, as if we were risking our own life. Also, while reading ... Read more...

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Appreciating art is all in the brain


November 21st, 2007 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Scientists have shed light on the mechanism behind aesthetic experiences that one goes through, by addressing two key questions - Is there an objective biological basis for the ... Read more...

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Here’s why you get grumpy after a bad night’s sleep


November 14th, 2007 - 2:43 am ICT by admin
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